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Re: Easily solved @Mooseman

The real idea was that the members of the Electoral College would be able to negotiate a compromise choice. Remember this was all set up in the days when:

(a) long distance communication and transportation were slow and problematic

(b) it was possible that there could be many contenders without a clear winner emerging.

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